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The Himalaya Plot

Twin satellites detect tiny changes in Earth’s gravity field, which can tell us a lot about the mass of a mountain range and the movement of the ice on top of it.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of Felix Landerer/NASA JPL and the GRACE Science Team. Story by Michael Carlowicz, based on reporting by Alan Buis and Esprit Smith, NASA JPL.

Published November 6, 2018
Data acquired June 14, 2018

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GRACE